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WHEREAS, according to the Human Rights Campaign, National Coming Out Day was first observed thirty-two years ago, on the anniversary of the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, as a reminder that one of the most basic tools is the power of coming out; and

WHEREAS, according to the Human Rights Campaign, National Coming Out Day was first observed thirty-two years ago, on the anniversary of the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, as a reminder that one of the most basic tools is the power of coming out; and

WHEREAS, on this day every year, thousands of members of the LGBTQ community and allies celebrate Coming Out Day with workshops, speak-outs, rallies and other events aimed at raising awareness; and

WHEREAS, today, Nevada celebrates those who have made the difficult decision to share their truth, and offers support to those who have chosen not to come out; and

WHEREAS, the Silver State is proud to recognize the LGBTQ community and their many contributions to our state and nation;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim October 11, 2020 as

COMING OUT DAY IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 7th day of October 2020.

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